tv Key Capitol Hill Hearings CSPAN June 11, 2016 6:00am-7:01am EDT
risks of which they are aware involving the surgery. then once you have been in for data informed of all the risk, you have to signed a statement and you wish to go ahead with the surgery. otherwise the doctor is liable to you. i thought about this and i said i don't know where you got the hiv virus and for our purposes, it does not matter. but i'd that when you became hiv positive, you wish the person that gave it to you had told you about the risk inherent to having sexual relations. here's one of your conditions of probation. you'll not have sexual relations with anyone unless you first advise them in writing that you have aids and they could get it and they could die. doesn't that sound fair? he nodded that seemed fair. everybody thought that seemed fair. then we had all of these
gay-rights groups that came ,fter me with grievances filed an appeal in all the stuff. it made international news which is how i found out about a gohmert relative in europe. they read about me and a european newspaper. say, judges across texas wow, that was smart. i love what you did. they said they don't want the grief i have been getting. i believe that was in 1994. now most states have made it a crime if you knowingly have aids and you knowingly expose other people to that intentionally, that's a crime. somebody had to stand up at the beginning and be called crazy and be called a homophobe and all these other things when all i was really doing was caring about the people that could be harmed if i did not speak up. [applause]
folks, we've got to do the same thing and that's why you are here and as what we've got hope because we know the creator and we know the source of our strength. my time is up by your time is not. let's stand together and make our voices heard. thank you and god bless you. [applause] [applause] >> donald trump address the faith and freedom coalition on friday. he talked about the importance of the evangelical community and restoring marriage and family values. it also gave reasons for why he thinks a hillary clinton administration would be problematic for the country. this is 20 minutes. [applause]
donald trump: thank you. wow. thank you, everybody. wow, what a group. so many. lights thank you, everybody. , so many lights. thank you, everybody. what an honor. we're going to have a big, big victory in november. you're going to be happy. believe me. thank you. ralph is right this is my third , time, and i think the first time it was only ok. the second time i was great. and this time we have to top it, ok. thank you all for being here. before we begin, really, i want to thank ralph reed. he's been an amazing guy and amazing support. terrific man, and it's a great honor to be invited and invited back so many times and i'll be here as often as i can, believe me, because i'm with you 100%. i also want to thank so many -- i've had so much support. as you know, we've done very well with the evangelicals and with religion, generally speaking.
if you look what's happened with all of the races, whether it's in south carolina, went there and it was supposed to be very strong evangelical and i was not supposed to win and i won in a landslide and so many places where you had the evangelicals and the heavy christian groups and it was just -- it's been an amazing -- it's been an amazing journey. i think we won 37 different states. and the support that i've had from you folks has been incredible and i appreciate it very much. i happen to be -- go ahead. \[applause] donald trump: i happen to be presbyterian and there's about three of you out there i think. [laughter] but it's been really something and some of my friends that are in the room, i appreciate you being here. i want to really think jerry falwell jr. -- think jerry falwell junior. he was right from the beginning. -- thank jerry falwell junior.
he was right from the beginning. he's been such a tremendous supporter. liberty university, the job he's done is incredible. pastor paula white has been right from the beginning. i've known her for so long and she's a tremendous person, tremendous woman. pastor mark burns, i don't know if you waved him on television. between him and pastor darrell scott these two guys are phenomenal. they have been so incredible. robert jeffries who we all know and love. -- robert jeffers who we all know and love. he's been amazing. in the audience i think we have richard lee. we have jim garlow, and we have father frank pallone. --pavone. someplace they're in the audience. i appreciate you. i appreciate you being here. and i have to say, though, the world is such a different place even from when i started. we started 12 months ago, and coming up i just see where in france they have a massive soccer tournament. something that's so important and so big and they're thinking about maybe postponing it or canceling it because of threats and all the problems going on with what's happening with terrorism. and it's a very, very sad thing and a very sad place. and who would have ever thought
our world would be in a position like this where that would happen. and you see event after event, radical islamic terrorism is just, you know, taking over and we can't let that happen. we cannot let that happen. \[applause] donald trump: and if we're smart and if we're tough, we won't let it happen. just remember that. ok. it's an honor to speak here today and discuss our shared values. i'd like to thank all of the wonderful christian leaders and christian voters who have supported me. we've had tremendous support. here we are and here are the goals and i thought i'd put some of these together and i did it just the other night because of this meeting and i wanted it to come from me from my heart. we want to uphold the sanctity and dignity of life.
\[cheers and applause] donald trump: marriage and family as the building block of happiness and success. so important. \[applause] donald trump: and by the way, i know many, many very successful people, the happiest people are the people that have that great religious feel and children. it's more important than the money, folks. i know plenty with lots of money and they're not happy people. religious freedom, the right of people of faith to freely practice their faith, so important. freedom of any kind means no one should be judged by their race or their color and the color of their skin should not be judged that way. and right now we have a very divided nation.
we're going to bring our nation together. if i win we're going to bring our nation together. \[applause] donald trump: the importance of faith to united states society is really the people who go to church, who work and work in religious charities, so important, and share their values. these are the foundations of our society. we must continue to forge our partnership with israel and work to ensure israel's security. \[applause] donald trump: keeping people of faith safe from threats like radical islam, whether protecting them here or standing by israel, all of us need to confront together the threat of radical islam. we have to do it. \[applause]
donald trump: now, hillary clinton, or as i call her, crooked hillary clinton -- \[cheers and applause] donald trump: she's as crooked as they come. refuses to even say the words radical islam. refuses to say the words. this alone makes her unfit to be president. in fact -- \[applause] donald trump: in fact, she wants a 500% increase in syrian refugees to come into our country. no god. no -- no good. no good. can't do it. we don't know where they come from, where they are. \[audience booing] \[audience chanting "trump!"]
donald trump: all right. thank you. all right. little freedom of speech. freedom of speech. thank you. very rude. what are you going to do? thank you. appreciate it. what happens in our country is +what happens in our country is so sad. we're so divided. it's such a shame. these are professional agitators, folks. they are sent here by the other party. believe me. so where we left off. [applause]
500% increase in syrian refugees. without documentation we don't know where they come from, hillary will bring hundreds of thousands of refugees, many of whom have hostile beliefs about people of different faiths and values and some of whom absolutely and openly support terrorism in our country. we don't need that. we have enough problems. we have enough problems right now. \[applause] donald trump: here is some of what we can accomplish together. appoint judges -- so important. so important. [applause] who will uphold our laws, protect our constitution and protect the rights of all americans. and -- \[applause] donald trump: as you know, i put a list together of highly, highly respected judges and you
will see and i think you've seen it and i'm pretty sure you did but a lot of people have come together over that list. that's one of the most important reasons why we have to win the presidency. if we don't, it's going to be a whole different country. \[applause] donald trump: and by the way, these judges are all pro-life. \[cheers and applause] donald trump: we will restore respect for people of faith who dutifully raise their children, follow our laws and rules and we have to really take care of -- we have to take care of our neighbors because right now our neighbors are not being taken care of. we have to restore the rule of law on our border, in our government, no matter where it is it has to be restored. \[applause]
donald trump: and by the way, we have to pay great respect to our police and law enforcement in this country, believe me. they're not being treated properly. [applause] so all of this includes tough new ethics rules to restore dignity to the office of the secretary of state. which hasn't happened in a while, folks. among being the worst dealmakers if you've ever seen. if you look at the iran deal, truly the worst i've seen negotiated. [applause] we will protect the right of churches to speak their minds on political matters free from intimidation. \[cheers and applause] donald trump: new immigration controls to keep us safe from radical islamic terrorism.
\[applause] donald trump: here is what hillary clinton would do to our country. she'll appoint radical judges who will legislate from the bench, overriding congress and will -- i'll tell you, the will of the people will mean nothing. nothing. her judges will abolish the second amendment and destroy the rule of law. she wants to abolish the second amendment, and i will tell you the national rifle association, the n.r.a., two weeks ago endorsed donald trump. so i think they're happy. \[applause] donald trump: and i think it's the earliest endorsement they've ever given to a presidential candidate so i was very honored. they're great people. great people. she will keep obamacare in place which puts medical decisions in
the hands of government. not good. obamacare, we will repeal and replace. \[applause] donald trump: she'll restrict religious freedom with government mandates. she'll push for federal funding of abortion on demand up until the moment of birth, which is where she is, as you know. she will undermine the wages of working people with uncontrolled immigration, creating poverty and income insecurity. hillary clinton's wall street agenda will crush working families. she'll put bureaucrats, not parents, in charge of our lives and our children's education. can't happen. she'll be trapping kids in failing schools. she'll plunge our inner cities into even deeper poverty, if that's possible.
hillary's agenda of taxation -- and she wants to raise your taxes big league, folks. big league. get used to it. hear it. she wants to raise your taxes tremendously. regulation, bureaucracy, government control and open borders have economically destroyed our inner cities. her policies will be a crushing blow to all poor people in this country. her education policies, her economic policies, her immigration policies and her trade policies will plunge our poor african-american, hispanic communities into turmoil and even worse despair. believe me. you look at what's going on. \[applause] donald trump: the democrat party has run the school boards and the police departments and the city councils and the mayors' offices in most of our inner cities, almost all of our inner cities. they've run congressional
offices. they've horribly failed in almost every single community. in fact, you could actually say in every community. i'm going to turn things around. \[cheers and applause] donald trump: hillary clinton has jeopardized, totally jeopardized national security by putting her emails on a private server all to hide her corrupt dealings. this is the reason she did it, folks. it's to hide her corrupt dealings. she's now under criminal investigation. that was announced yesterday by the white house. i mean, it's criminal investigation. \[applause] donald trump: first time ever, by the way, a president of the united states endorsed somebody under criminal investigation. interesting.
she even appointed to the national security board someone with no national security experience. instead, he was a donor, a recent donor to hillary clinton's campaign and also gave as much as $250,000 to his foundation. they all looked. they said, where did this guy come from? he made a contribution of $250,000, all of a sudden he's on this vital and important board. this dealt with tactical nuclear weapons and had top-secret clearance and he knew nothing about it. bill and hillary made $153 million giving speeches to special interest groups since 2001. that's a lot of money. that's a lot of money. \[laughter] donald trump: these donors own hillary clinton. they own her. and bernie sanders was right about that.
i have to tell you. if you work -- it's true. and the bottom line is i will be working for you. i just spent $55 million running -- my money. it's not easy. [applause] i just spent $55 million running in the primaries. other people spent many times that amount and didn't do so well. i'm working for you. i'm doing this because i want to give back. [applause] i want to give back to our country. \[applause] donald trump: together, friends, we will chart a new optimistic course for america. we will put america first. \[applause] donald trump: when you look at our deals, our military trades, we don't put america first.
i don't think anybody negotiating these deals even knows anything about what they're doing and will put america first. i care and you care and that's the way the going to be. \[applause] donald trump: and that's a big, big part of why i'm challenging hillary clinton today to replace her support for increased refugee admissions. we have to do it. for a new jobs program for our inner cities. we have to take care of the people that are here. \[cheers and applause] donald trump: we have to temporarily stop this whole thing with what's going on with refugees where we don't know where they come from but we have to take a rest, we have to take a time-out. we have to use the money to take care of our poorest americans and work with them so they can come out of this horrible
situation that they're in. \[applause] donald trump: we will restore faith to its proper mantle in our society. that's what we have to do, and we have to do that soon. \[applause] donald trump: we will respect and defend christian americans. christian americans. \[applause] donald trump: we will give parents control over their schools. \[applause] donald trump: so important. we'll uphold the values our founders gave us, which we're not doing now. \[applause] donald trump: we will work together to rebuild and restore and lift up everyone, not a certain group, everyone, the whole country we're going to lift up. \[applause]
donald trump: we will make america great again for all americans, and we'll do it together. i want to thank you. this has been a great honor. amazing friendships i have in this room. thank you all very much. appreciate it. thank you. thank you very much. thank you. thank you. thank you, everybody. [applause] thank you very much. \[cheers and applause] >> on friday, democratic presidential candidate hillary clinton acknowledged the recent endorsement she received from president obama, vice president,
and senator elizabeth warren while speaking at a planned parenthood action fund event in washington, d.c.. the former secretary of state spoke about women's health care issues and how her views different and that of the republican presidential candidate, donald trump. this is 35 minutes. ♪ ♪ [applause] >> hello, welcome to this historic planned parenthood action fund convention. we are now in session. \[cheers and applause] >> i don't know how in the world we planned for all of us to be together this week when the first woman in history secured her party's nomination for president of the united states. \[cheers and applause]
>> this is a week of celebration, hundred years in the making as planned parenthood launches its second century. the right of women to control their destiny and the right to vote have shaped the opportunity for millions of women and families. and we recognize the struggles of all those who came before us to make this day possible. so when my great-grandmother was a girl, women couldn't vote under texas law and two generations later, her granddaughter, ann richards, was elected governor of the state of texas. \[cheers and applause] >> i think like so many of you, i so wish my mom were alive today for this incredible moment in history. for 100 years planned parenthood has allowed people to live out their dreams and largely because the men can access birth control
and legal abortion. we are half of the college students, half of the law and medical students. there are three awesome women on the supreme court of the united states. [applause] there are plenty of women in the united states senate and when the planned parenthood action fund and all of us do our work right, over the next five months, we will be proudly be part of electing the first woman president of the united states of america. \[cheers and applause] >> i know there are a lot of this in this room and we didn't start out supporting the same candidate, so i think senator warren sanders for bringing activists into this election. \[cheers and applause] >> but in the end, we are all fighting for the same thing,
which brings me to why this election matters. and this isn't about electing any woman to the white house, this is about electing this woman, hillary clinton. \[cheers and applause] >> i loved yesterday as president obama put out his video and stated, there has never been anyone as qualified to hold this office running for president of the united states of america. \[cheers and applause] >> i want to say one other thing, a lot has been said in this election about trust and planned parenthood, we know something about trust because every single year, millions of patients trust planned parent hood with their health care and their future. a mother in houston, texas, who found a lump in her breast and trusted us. a transgender teen in north carolina who trust us to provide nonjudgmental high quality health care. \[cheers and applause]
>> and a young woman far away from home who trusted planned parenthood to get her on birth control. no shame. so the important thing, trust is earned, earned by actions, not by words and that is why the planned parenthood action fund has trust in hillary clinton. so this trust has been built over a lifetime. [applause] remember back when millions of children in america were going without health care coverage, who did the nation trust to establish the first nation's coverage? hillary clinton. that's right. [applause] >> or in beijing, who did we trust to declare to the world that women's rights are human rights and human rights are women's rights once and for all. hillary. \[cheers and applause]
>> remember back when the f.d.a. refused to put emergency contraception over the counter and we needed a champion in the united states senate to get it done. who did we trust? hillary. [applause] >> and in the white house, who do we trust to lead the charge to repeal the hyde amendment and fix the helms amendment including at planned parenthood? hillary clinton honestly, who do we trust to simply trust women? that's hillary. [applause] so we are enormously honored that hillary is with us today since this is her very first speech since clinching the nomination. \[cheers and applause] >> and as you know, we have talked a lot about it this week,
we need a president who will fight for immigration rights, civil rights, voting rights, to keep communities safe from gun violence and toxic water, we need a president who has fought for women and families every single day and will take that fight for all of us to the white house. you know who she is, she's our friend, fighter and leader and going to be the next president of the united states, hillary clinton! \[cheers and applause] ♪ this is my fight song this is my life song this is my fight song this is my life song ♪ applause]d
secretary clinton: thank you. hello. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: thank you. thank you so much. \[crowd chanting hillary] secretary clinton: thank you all. i have to say pink never looked so good. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: i want to thank my friend and your courageous leader. cecile is the definition of grace under pressure. she has proven that time and time again in the course of her career and particularly over the course of the last few years.
she really is like another great american, her mother, ann richards, was a friend of mine and i just wish she was here to see this election because she would have donald trump tweeting double time. [laughter] [applause] for the first time a woman will -- we reached a milestone this week, for the first time a woman will be presidential nominee for president of the united states. and yesterday i had the great honor of being endorsed by president obama and vice president biden. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: and by senator elizabeth warren. so it's been a big week, and there's nowhere i'd rather end
it than right here with the planned parenthood action fund. [applause] i'm grateful for the entire planned parenthood family. you made this campaign your own, whether you knocked on doors in iowa or rallied in california, this victory belongs to all of you. and it belongs to the 1,000 young activists who came together in pittsburgh last month to get organized. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: it belongs to the staff, the donors and to the providers, providers like dr. dermish in texas who called out donald trump when he said women should be punished for having abortions and the open letter she wrote defending her patients' rights to make their
own health care decisions should be required reading for every politician in america. [applause] and i am deeply conscious of the reality that this victory belongs to generations of brave women and men who fought for the radical idea that women should determine our own lives and futures, and it belongs to the women and men who continue to fight for that idea today even in the face of threats and violence. when a man who never should have had a gun killed three people at planned parenthood in colorado springs, leaders in this room voted unanimously to keep health centers across america open the next day and the c.e.o. -- \[applause]
secretary clinton: the c.e.o. of planned parenthood rocky mountains made a promise to patients in colorado and beyond when she said, our doors and our hearts stay open. that is really what planned parenthood is all about. so today i want to start by saying something you don't hear often enough. thank you. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: thank you. thank you for being there for women no matter their race, sexual orientation or immigration status. thank you for being their for natrasha mcqueen in brooklyn who said planned parenthood caught her breast cancer when she was just 33 years old and saved her
life. thank you for being there for college students getting s.t.d. testing, the young people who have the tough questions that they're afraid to ask their parents, the sexual assault survivors who turn to planned parenthood for compassionate care, the transgendered teens who come for an appointment and find the first place where they can truly be themselves. thank you for being there for your communities, whether that means taking on hostile politicians in louisiana or handing out clean drinking water in flint, michigan. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: and thank you for being there for every woman in every state who has to miss work, drive hundreds of miles sometimes, endure cruel medically unnecessary waiting
periods, walk past angry protesters to exercise her constitutional right to safe and legal abortion. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: i've been proud to stand with planned parenthood for a long time, and as president i will always have your back. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: because i know that for a century planned parenthood has worked to make sure that women, men, young people who count on you can lead their best lives healthy, safe and free to follow their dreams.
just think when planned parenthood was founded, women couldn't vote or serve on juries in most states. it was illegal even to provide information about birth control, let alone prescribe it. but people marched and organized. they protested unjust laws and in some cases even went to prison, and slowly but surely america changed for the better. 51 years ago this week, thanks to a planned parenthood employee named estelle griswold -- \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: the supreme court legalized birth control for married couples across america. \[laughter]
secretary clinton: when i used to teach law and i would point to this case, a look of total bewilderment would come across my students' faces, and not long after that, roe v. wade guaranteed the right to safe, legal abortion so young women were no longer dying in emergency rooms and back allies from botched abortions and this is a fact that is not often heard but i hope you will repeat it. america's maternal mortality rate dropped dramatically and it turns out being able to plan their families not only saved women's lives, it also transformed them because it meant that women were able to get education, build careers, enter new fields and rise as far as their talent and hard work would take them.
all the opportunities that followed when women are able to stay healthy and choose whether and when to become mothers. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: and you know so well, today the percentage of women who finish college is six times what it was before birth control was legal. women represent half of all college graduates in america and nearly half our labor force and our whole economy then is better off. the movement of women into the work force, a paid work force over the past 40 years was responsible for more than $3.5 trillion in growth in our economy. \[applause]
secretary clinton: and here's another fact that doesn't get enough attention. unintended pregnancy, teen pregnancy and abortion rates are at all-time record lows. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: that reality and studies confirm what planned parenthood knew all along -- accurate sex education and effective, affordable contraception work. and you know -- \[applause] secretary clinton: it wasn't so long ago that republicans and democrats actually stood together on these issues. back in the 1990's when i helped create the national campaign to prevent teen pregnancy i worked with republicans to get it done. now, things feel quite different
now, don't they? instead of working to continue the progress we've made, republicans, led now by donald trump \[audience booing] secretary clinton: are working to reverse it. when donald trump says, let's make america great again, that is code for, let's take america backward, back to a time -- \[applause] secretary clinton: when opportunity and dignity were reserved for some, not all, back to the days when abortion was illegal, women had far fewer options and life for too many women and girls was limited. well, donald, those days are over. \[cheers and applause]
secretary clinton: we are not going -- we are not going to let donald trump or anyone else turn back the clock, and that means we've got to get to work because as you know better than anyone, right now across the country, rights that women should be able to take for granted are under attack. any day now the supreme court will rule on the texas law that imposes burdensome and medically unnecessary requirements on abortion providers. if these restrictions are allowed to stand, 5.4 million women of reproductive age will be left with about 10 health centers that provide abortion in a state the size of france. it is the biggest challenge to roe v. wade in a generation. it's also yet another reminder
of what's at stake on the supreme court. president obama has done his job and nominated merrick garland to be the ninth justice. it's time for the senate republicans to do their job. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: the senate should give judge garland the hearing he deserves. now, meanwhile, in just the first three months of 2016, states across the country introduced more than 400 restrictions on abortion. 11 states have defunded planned parenthood in the last year, cutting some women off from their only health care provider and, of course, on a national level, republicans in congress have been willing to shut down the entire federal government
over planned parenthood funding. have you ever noticed that the same politicians who are against sex education, birth control and safe and legal abortion are also against policies that would make it easier to raise a child, like paid family leave? \[cheers and applause] they are for limited government everywhere except when it comes to interfering with women's choices and rights. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: well, i'm here today to tell you we need to be just as determined as they are. we need to defend planned parenthood against partisan attacks. if right-wing politicians actually cared as much about
protecting women's health as they say they do, they'd join me in calling for more federal funding for planned parenthood. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: we also need to fight back against the erosion of reproductive rights at the federal, state and local levels, ensure that patients and staff can safely walk into health centers without harassment or violence. we need to -- \[applause] secretary clinton: we need to stand up for access to affordable contraception without interference from politicians or employers. \[applause] secretary clinton: and let's invest in long acting reversible contraceptive so every woman can
choose the method that is best for her. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: let's strengthen and improve the affordable care act which covers 20 millions americans and helps through no co-pay preventive care. \[applause] secretary clinton: and let's take action to stop the spread of the zika virus which threatens the health of children and pregnant women. \[applause] secretary clinton: let's repeal laws like the hyde amendment that make it nearly impossible -- \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: make it nearly impossible for low-income women, disproportionately women of color to exercise their full reproductive right.
and it is worth saying, again, defending women's health means defending access to abortion, not just in theory but in reality. \[cheers and applause] we know -- we know that restricting access doesn't make women less likely to end a pregnancy. it just makes abortion less safe, and that then threatens women's lives. for too long issues like these have been dismissed by many as women's issues, as though that somehow makes them less worthy, secondary. well, yes, these are women's issues. they're also family issues. they're economic issues. they're justice issues. they are fundamental to our country and our future.
[applause] and beyond these specific issues we need to get incomes rising, including the minimum wage, which disproportionately affects women. [applause] we need to finally guarantee equal pay for women's work. \[applause] secretary clinton: we need to pass comprehensive immigration reform with a path to citizenship that keeps families together. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: and we need to break down all the barriers of discrimination and systemic racism that hold too many americans back. \[cheers and applause]
secretary clinton: and we need to come together to stop the epidemic of gun violence that is stalking our country. no parent should live in fear that their child will be hurt or killed by gun violence. 33,000 americans are killed every year. i've met so many mothers on this campaign who have lost their own children. we owe it to them to protect our kids no matter what zip code they live in, and that is going to require -- \[applause] secretary clinton: standing up to the gun lobby and making this a voting issue. you know, all the issues that we're talking about today are connected. they intersect and that's why i'm grateful to the reproductive justice leaders in this room and across america. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: because you know, you know that all these issues go straight to that fundamental question, whether we
believe whether women of all races, backgrounds and income levels deserve an equal shot in life. now, that's what i believe and you won't be surprised to hear donald trump believes something very different. he actually thinks guaranteeing paid family leave would leave america less competitive. he says if women want equal pay we should just -- and this is a quote -- do as good a job as men, as if we weren't already. he wants to appoint justices who would overturn roe v. wade. he, of course, wants to defund planned parenthood. and he wants to go after so many of the fundamental rights we have, including safe and legal abortion. and he actually said women should be punished for having abortions.
now, once he said that, there was an outcry, as there should have been, and he tried to walk back his comments. he's doing that a lot lately. \[laughter] secretary clinton: but anyone who would so casually agree to the idea of punishing women like it was nothing to him, the most obvious thing in the world, that's someone who doesn't hold women in high regard. because if he did, he would trust women to make the right decision for ourselves. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: but don't worry. donald assures us that as president he will be, and i quote again, the best for women. \[laughter] secretary clinton: and he wants to defund planned parenthood and wipe out safe, legal abortion has nothing idea what's best for women and
this is someone that's called women pigs, dogs and disgusting animals. kind of hard to imagine counting on him to respect our fundamental rights when he says pregnant women are an inconvenience to their employer. what does that say about how he values women, our work, our contributions? we're in the middle of a concerted, persistent assault on women's health across our country. and we have to ask ourselves and you have to ask everyone you come in contact with, do we want to put our health, our lives, our futures in donald trump's hands? now, these questions are not hypothetical. every woman and everyone who cares about women will answer them when they vote in november. now, when i talk like this, donald trump likes to say i'm playing the woman card, and i
like to say, if fighting for equal pay, planned parenthood and the ability to make our own health decisions is playing the woman card then deal me in. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: now, my friends, i come to this issue, of course, as a woman, a mother and a grandmother now, but i also come to it as a former first lady, senator and secretary of state. and in those roles -- \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: in those roles, i traveled to parts of the world where girls are married off as soon as they are old enough to bear children,
places where the denial of family planning consigns women to lives of hardship. i visited countries where governments have strictly regulated women's reproduction either forcing women to have abortions or forcing women to get pregnant and give birth. everything i have seen has convinced me that life is fiscal year -- freer, fairer, safer and far more humane when women are empowered to make their own reproductive health decisions. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: and everything i've heard from donald trump often seems to echo other leaders who have a very different view of women. the late great maya angelou
said, when someone shows you who they are, believe them the first time. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: donald trump has shown us who he is and we sure should believe him. and it's not just on reproductive rights. donald trump would take us in the wrong direction on so many issues we care about -- economic justice, workers' rights, civil rights, human rights, the environment, all of that is on the line in this election. when donald trump says a distinguished judge born in indiana can't do his job because of his mexican heritage or mocks a reporter with disabilities or denigrates muslims and immigrants, it goes against everything we stand for. he does not see all americans as americans. so this election isn't about the
same old fights between democrats and republicans. they'll be there. don't worry. \[laughter] secretary clinton: but this election is profoundly different. it is about who we are as a nation. it's about millions of americans coming together to say, we are better than this. so here's my promise to you today. i will be your partner in this election and over the long haul. together we're taking on the attacks and together we will come out stronger, just like planned parenthood has time and again. \[cheers and applause] secretary clinton: and together we're going to unify our country, stop donald trump and fight for an america where we lift each other up instead of tearing each other down. we are not going to just break that highest and hardest glass
ceiling. we're going to break down all the barriers that hold women and families back because you know we do believe we're stronger when every family in every community knows they're not on their own. we are stronger together, and we're going to make history together in november. thank you all so much! applause]d [captions copyright national cable satellite corp. 2016] [captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org]
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regulations of payday loans. later, dr. christopher hess shares how parkinson's diseases affecting over one million people in the u.s. ♪ host: good morning. 11 2016.urday, june the general election season has begun in earnest as hillary clinton and donald trump gave dueling speeches yesterday, each declaring the other unfit for the presidency. a meeting between hillary clinton and elizabeth one red wings speculation the massachusetts editor is being considered as a potential running mate. , fuelingeth warren the massachusetts senator is being considered as a potential running mate.